Cases of humans saving a dog’s life are a commonplace occurrence. In a heroic twist of fate, however, an adopted German Shepherd returned the favor when she saved her adopter’s life when he suffered from a life-threatening stroke in the middle of the night.
After causing a stir as they moved into the White House, President Joe Biden’s two dogs, Champ and Major, are expected to set tongues wagging again when they make an appearance at the 17th annual Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 7th, 2021.
Constipation in dogs usually manifests as irregular and infrequent passing of stool and pain while doing so. The reasons for the problem range from dietary deficiencies like insufficient water and fiber to digestive tract diseases like volvulus. Whatever the case, it is highly uncomfortable for the dog and should be addressed as soon as possible.
Did you know that there are around 1 million dog bites that occur in USA each year? You will be even more surprised (and worried) when 65% to 70% of these dog bites are to young children.
When it comes to choosing the right collar, among the many factors influencing the decision, the material used and the safety factor are two major ones to consider. Firstly, a regular nylon or leather collar can easily be destroyed by an aggressive or determined chewer, but a double-layer nylon/polyester will fare better. Secondly, every collar should have safety features by design such that when pulled, it does not choke a dog yet secures the dog well.